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In the spring of 1967, I had just turned 22 and was hired by the Federal Government Civil Service merit program in what to my knowledge was an experiment. I was one of two women in the country to ...
by yoduuuh do or do not
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 07:10 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Conservatives have constantly argued for smaller government. For too long, democrats have been willing to go along with this. However, the current economic situation demands a larger government. ...
by cronian
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 25, 2010 at 12:56 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
On Sunday mornings I post puzzles with political overtones as a service to the DKos community. Today I have a real-life puzzle with ...
by Nova Land
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 13, 2010 at 08:36 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Might it be time to call for a national Limited Constitutional Convention so that we the people, can address some of its fundamental omissions or flaws, so that the amendments can be rightly ...
by KimTN
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Mar 13, 2010 at 12:19 PM PST with 2 Recommends
It's been a long time since I've blogged. You see, I took a vow to try not to complain. It has been a worthwhile discipline. However, I actually have some good news to share with you so I'll ...
by kennedyx
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 31, 2009 at 09:59 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I'm going to be sitting for the PMP (Project Management Professional) Exam by PMI May, 1. My employer, Caltrans, has generously provided me with ...
by kennedyx
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 06:49 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Hello All: Despite tomorrow being another furlough day for the State of California, it's been a long, long week. Our productivity has understandably been terrible. However, this morning, we ...
by kennedyx
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 08:09 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Heavy rain and snow all day here in the Sunshine State. Also, an extremely turbulent weekend otherwise with nearly around the clock legislative sessions and announcements of layoffs. Finally, the ...
by kennedyx
Comment Count 119 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2009 at 07:02 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Some of the proposals I’ve been offering may be “unusual” - unspoken elsewhere - simply because they seem... well... boring!  Have you heard anyone else raise the ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2008 at 08:43 PM PST with 33 Recommends
It took two hours, but I read all of The Center for Public Integrity's (CPI)
by fedhallofshame com
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2008 at 11:47 AM PST with 11 Recommends
I went over to the change.gov site today to make a suggestion to President-Elect Obama. (I suggest you do, too.) My idea is a small idea, but I think one worth ...
by henrykissinger
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2008 at 09:04 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Administration Moves to Protect Key Appointees... Just weeks before leaving office, the Interior Department's top lawyer has shifted half a dozen key deputies -- ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2008 at 11:20 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The Bush administration is placing political appointees at various agencies in more permanent senior civil service positions in order to sustain Bush policy under the Obama administration. The ...
by LithiumCola
Comment Count 357 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2008 at 09:45 PM PST with 615 Recommends
Although I'm a Democrat and proudly so, I was once a Republican. This at the start of the Reagan years, when I was in my early 20s and still largely believing what I had heard in my childhood. A ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2008 at 06:51 AM PST with 26 Recommends
...but there’s a special reason why Northern Virginia is hopping mad! (Warning, the following starts out sounding radical and (metaphorically) militant. Heck, even ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2008 at 01:09 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
What to say about the Republican Convention? So many levels. So many narratives and messages. -- There’s the Chutzpah Prize winning theme: “help us mavericks throw dem Washington ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2008 at 09:59 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
John McCain has been around so much Republican corruption for so many years that he must have gone nose deaf. How else could he not have noticed the familiar stench coming off of Sarah Palin? Her ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Aug 30, 2008 at 03:14 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
One question that has arisen, is whether, assuming Obama wins, we can get rid of the packing of government positions with Reopublican idealogues. It is important to remember that far more then any ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 06:22 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
I was an intelligence analyst for the Department of Defense from January '03, just before we invaded Iraq, until July '05. Now I'm an independent consultant to the Intelligence Community. I do this ...
by msburton
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2008 at 02:55 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
And boy are we happy about that. Really, we are. Usually, Virginia goes first and Maryland and DC bring up the rear--long after the party leader has been chosen. Not this year. Very cool, indeed.
by suzq
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2008 at 09:55 AM PST with 7 Recommends